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david freeze both hit two-run homers. game two is tonight right here on fox 5 at #:00. the tigers took advantage of a blown call by the umpire to score two runs in the eighth. detroit wins 3-0 and goes up two games to none. game three is in detroit tomorrow night. we still have plenty ahead. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. happy monday, everyone. it is monday, october 15th, 2012. live look outside right now at the u.s. capitol dome in washington, d.c. >> it feels warm for the start of the day. it was so cool, like in the 40s or others. >> early sunday morning, it was chilly to me but then it got better throughout the day. it got better. >> you hear tucker over here, what? >> it was chilly sunday morning. >> saturday was cool. day was c >> yesterday turned into a great day. today, a day of transitions.
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that means rain showers. >> is that the code for rain showers. >> that is my nice way of spinning that on a monday morning t won't rain all day today. the threat of rain showers by late morning. -- it won't rain all day today. you can see it is a thin ribbon of rain showers stretching just east of pittsburgh down through west virginia. the cold front will be moving in later this morning. we've seen the clouds up crease overnight and a better and better chance we'll get some scattered showers around here. maybe a thunderstorm too if you are south and east of the city later this afternoon as the showers move through. bring an umbrella. not going to be raining every minute. temperature at reagan national, it is in the 60s. very comfortable. 66degrees this morning in washington. 64 in new york. cooler to the north and west and that cooler air will start to work its way back in later tonight. here is your forecast, lots of clouds around. a few scattered showers. highs, we'll go 72 in washington and 75 in leonardtown. that way be the warm spot. you can see 60s north and west of the city later this afternoon. >> okay.
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thank you. time now to hit the roads with julie wright. good morning to you, julie. >> be careful. they may hit back. may hit bac wisdom were we were ou at butler's orchard over the weekend. saturday is the day we picked. we should have gone yesterday. yesterday was warmer f you haven't had the chance to take the kids there, it's lot of fun. >> okay. >> and get on the hayride too. >> we'll talk about your pumpkin later. >> i haven't carved it out yet. hard to put tucker's face on it. i'm working on it. eastbound 66 coming in out of manassas, the lanes are open. 234 between godman and lamont drive still blocked off due to a structure fire last night. no trouble spots to report on the top stretch approaching and passing 109. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic.
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to politics now, a big deadline in our area if you want to cast a ballot in the upcoming november 6 election. today is deadline for people in virginia to register to vote. rotor registration applications must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. in maryland. the district residents have until friday the 19th to register to vote. >> no campaign events yesterday for either president obama or mitt romney as they get ready for tomorrow night's big debate. the president took time off to visit a local campaign office. mitt romney went to church and has a couple of campaign events today. he is attending rallies in wisconsin and in ohio. the pretrial hearings for the five men charged with planning or assisting the 9-11 attacks begins today in guantanamo bay, cuba. relatives the victims who registered in advance can actually watch on closed
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circuit television at military forties in new jersey, massachusetts, maryland and new york city. the sites for the hearing are closed to the public. o the pub the search continues for two men from our area missing at a national park in montana. rescues are searching for 32- year-old neil peckins of virginia and jason heiser of maryland in glacier national park. no one knows how well prepared they were for the weather or the terrain. firefighters battled a fire overnight that destroyed several units of a self-storage facility. this happened at the store-all in the 7900 block of sudley road. it is believed more than six units burned and officials continue to investigate how the fire started. no one was hurt during this. today, the trial begins for two police officers accused of
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assaulting a university of maryland student back in 2010. james harrison and reginald baker are accused of salting john mckenna. video taken from the dorm room shows the officers hitting mcden awith batons after he approaches officers on horse back. back. -- mckenna with batons after he approaches officers on horseback. robert griffin iii didn't show any ill effects of last week's concussions against the vikings. the rookie quarterback threw for 182 yards and one touchdown. this gave the skins a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter. it was the longest scoring run by an nfl quarterback in 16 years. the skins went to win that game. they are now 3-3 on the season. lindsay murphy has more. >> reporter: just one week after being knocked out of the game way mild concussion,
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robert griffin iii was the hero for the redskins. it was a promise he made to his teammates just last week. he threw for 182 yards and one touchdown, rushed for 138 and two touchdowns. >> i'm like this no a second. i just gave up. i'm just meet him in the end zone. >> i was watching from the back. i was looking the at their sideline and i was like take that. >> it was all a blur. the tight end coach said he felt me run by him because of the gust of wind. i guess i was that fast. i don't know. >> here is rg iii. going to run for the first down and still on his feet, rg iii is going to outrace everybody. >> i could see guys telling me i got the first so they were sang stay inweekend bound slide. i was like thinking i can get a
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little more. it was then like go for the touchdown. >> emotional roller coaster. i was screaming get out of bounds, get out of bounds and he turned it up. i was ecstatic from there. the guy with that type speed in a quarterback position, you don't see that too often, man. he will make history in this league. >> he first went to the side line, everybody told him slide, slide, slide. he seen he had the ang toll outrun everybody. everybody kept saying keep going, keep going. so he is so dynamic. so many things you got to worry about. he is just amazing. >> a couple of guys, rex in particular, said hey, can you stop smiling by wednesday because i was just all smiles. it was a special feeling. i'll definitely watch that. i got to prove to those guys that i still have the track
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speed they've been talking about. >> reporter: lund say murphy, fox 5 sports. new developments this morning on i a14-year-old activist shot by the taliban in pakistan. up next we'll get details. >> plus, dramatic new have you -- video from syria reportedly shows a plane going down. the latest on the civil war there. stay with us. or stopped looking for work. they're suffering in this country. the president would prefer raising taxes. the problem with raising taxes is that it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone, because when the economy's growing slow like this, when we're in recession you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. marywe invest in them.umber one backin america becausea. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states.
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question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do.ion seven.
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in sir yitzhak rabin rebels say they shot down in syrian jet. this new video shows a government jet falling from the sky. -- in syria, rebels say they shot down a syrian jet. it is claimed that the government is using cluster bombs on civilian neighborhoods. turkey is moving more tanks to the border and both countries are banning all civilian flights from each other's country. it comes after turkey forceed a plan from russia to land in the turkish capital. the u.s. says no responsible nation should back the syrian regime. a pakistani 14-year-old girl shot by the taliban for wantingen education is on her
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way to a british medical center for treatment. she was seriously wounded when an assassination team shot her in the head while she was walking to school last tuesday. she has long called for girls to get an education despite the taliban warning her to stop. this morning, doctors say she is improving. a well-known survivor of political fights has lost his battle with cancer. former senator arlen specter died early sunday. he was 82 years old. specter had battled brain cancer and nonhodgkin's limb foam a he spent 30 years as a u.s. senator from pennsylvania as both a democrat and republican before he was voted out of office in 2010. talk about raising the bar on skydiving, coming up next, high above the clouds, more than 20 miles above earth. >> we'll get another look at the record-breaking space dive plus we've got weather and traffic. stay with us. stay wit look at this. [ male announcer ] president obama says he's creating jobs,
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but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news. live look outside at the u.s. capitol dome at 5:15 in the morning as we get things moving. and weather, we'll talk a little bit about our weather situation. chilly yesterday morning. not bad right now. >> gorgeous yesterday afternoon. i mean beautiful. >> mid-70s. >> i was outside the whole time. we were down outside with yard work and we said is there
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anything else because we feel bad about going inside. >> i have to check out your yard. >> do you know how many acorns we had to pick up. it is crazy. >> at my house, i just look out the window. >> you just leave everything. >> i watch the seasons go by. >> i don't want to know what is in your yard. >> we still have a a lot of leaves to deal with. they haven't fallen yet. >> i know. they're getting ready. >> i just cut the trees down. never mind. >> don't go there. >> 68 in washington. a nice, mild start to the day. it feels pretty good out there. a little humidity as well as we await the arrival of the cold front. we are just not cooling off a whole lot overnight t should be temperaturewise another decent day with temperatures back in the 70s. going to be a left clouds in the forecast. an increasing possibility of some showers. right now, we've got just one
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light shower. not sure any of that is touching the ground just to the west of sterling out in virginia. that will be pushing off to the east and north. i think much of your morning commute will be dry. eventually, we've got a better and better chance of some scattered showers developing along this cold front. there, you can see it. you can seat ribbon of rain is not particularly wide. so i'm not sure we're going to see a left rain today. there is a goodness that that most of us will get a little something here by late morning, early afternoon. could be a little thunderstorm too, particularly south and east of the city a little later this afternoon. let's take futurecast and put it in motion for you. just a couple of showers out there early. you notice showers moving through late morning. here we are at 2:00 and we're indicating some leftover showers. the possibility of a thunderstorm. we'll get it all out of here later tonight and tomorrow looks sunny and beautiful once again with some cooler temperatures, mid-60s. it will be comfortable, not going to be cold tomorrow. 72 today. that is a few degrees above normal peoplewise, mostly cloudy skies. a scattered shower, perhaps a
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thunderstorm if you are south of the city with winds here. 53 overnight. early shower, notice your winds shifting north and west, 10 to 15. there is your five-day forecast, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, look close to perfect. upper 60s to about 70. could be some more rain showers by the end of the week. right now, maybe some rain on friday. that is a look at weather. let's do some traffic with julie wright. julie, good morning. >> good morning. i wasn't sure if you were starting to dance. you were like this. >> i just realized what is going on back there. >> i think a lot of people are wondering what is going on back there. >> all right. on the roads, southbound 27 0rbg traffic is starting to slow south of 109 out of hyattstown headed out towards the scales. we are just picking up the
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usual suspects headed southbound. if you are continuing the trip into rockville, you will find lanes are open. an incident here eastbound on 66 as you make your way past business 234. it has been pulled over to the shoulder. lanes are open once again. 234 out of lamont drive still blocked off due to a structure fire which occurred overnight. 395 northbound at duke street, lanes are open, the pace good to go leaving the beltway out to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. monitoring metro this morning, a new sexual harassment web site created by metro is seeing a lot of success. >> it allows riders to report offenders to police officers who are targeting passengers on metro. fox 5's john henrehan has the details this morning. >> reporter: at last week's wmata board immediating, michael taborn said the agency's web site inviting riders to complain about unwanted sexual conduct is getting results. according to taborn, since going into operation earlier
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this year, the web site has garnered about a quarter of the complaint regarding sleazy behavior on metro and police have concluded that more than half the time the inappropriate behavior has risen to the level of criminal conduct. now, in every single metro car, there is a call button through which passengers can talk to the train operator. chief taborn says he understands that some passengers would rather use the web site later rather than make a complaint while an incident is still in progress. >> notification is notification. we can follow up. i don't want to jeopardize an innocent bystander. >> he had exposed himself on the train to the individual. >> reporter: and did she report it afterward or who filed the report on that occasion? >> she did. it was the first incident. and she reported to the metro
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transit police department. she went to the station manager and reported it to him. >> reporter: it happened again the next morning. that incident was reported industry at anti-harrassment web site and transit police started focusing on a suspect description. then, passenger as board a train headed into national airport station reported yet another incident of exposure. officer karen valencia was on duty at that station. >> i was able to stop the train and i was able to stop a suspect that matched the description given to me by dispatch. >> reporter: 48-year-old robert lee scott, jr. of capitol heights, maryland was subsequently convicted and is serving a four-month sentence in the county jail. he is also facing charges in connection with one were the other incidents which happened in d.c. authorities say the web site helped close the case. the detective and the officer who made the arrest got a round of applause from metro board members. john henrehan, fox 5 news.
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we're going to get a firsthand look today at plans for a section of the anacostia river walk trail. d.c. leaders will unveil the design of the kenilworth aquatic gardens section of the trail and that portion will connect nearly 06 miles of bike and pedestrian trails between d.c. and maryland. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton says the river walk trail is mostly paid for with federal transportation funding. everyone is still talking about this historic sky dive. austrian extreme athlete felix baumgartner was carried up in a giant helium balloon and jumped 24 miles above the earth. he landed safely in new mexico. it took about two and a half hour. no big deal. >> his descent lasted just over nine minutes. about half of it was in free fall at a top speed of 834 miles per hour. >> that's all? >> baumgartner broke several records, not bones, that included highest free fall, fastest free fall and highest
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manned balloon flight. the jump was supposed to be from 120,000 feet but the balloon went higher than expected. it actually hit 128,000 feet. >> you are traveling 800- something miles per hour to get back to earth. >> and he's fine. pretty impress i have. >> the final journey for the space shuttle endeavour. imagine navigation that -- navigating that massive spacecraft through the city streets of last. >> it look longer than expected. inanot surprise giant food tucker says it is just typical l.a. traffic. no big deal. space shuttle in the road. no big deal.
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the space shuttle endeavour is finally at its home at the california science museum but the city of los angeles had to remove some industries and telephone poles for the journey which took a lot longer than expected. >> i imagine you got to do that. >> do a little bit of moving around. >> traveled more than 123 million-mile during its lifetime. as fox's mary ann rafferty shows us, it is now at its permanent home. >> reporter: mission accomplished. losangeles city leaders finally welcoming the shuttle endeavour
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to the california science center early sunday afternoon after a 12-mile journey. >> nothing like this has ever been attempted before. and nothing like this will ever be attempted again. this is a once in a lifetime event. >> reporter: thousands after dorring onlookers gathering along its route through the city. people waiting for hours for the chance to see the shuttle up close and personal. >> when you get to see this thing right next to you and it is so huge and it has been through a war or a disaster or something, it is really, really neat. >> i have chills. we're so excited. it is like once in a lifetime. >> reporter: this mission wasn't without hitsic cups. the final expedition turning into a three-day affair. -- this mission wasn't without hiccups. >> after 25 missions in space, and close to 300 days in orbit, endeavour now backs a part of
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history. those witnessing the event say it is an experience they won't soon forget. >> today, everyone in the city of los angeles is an astronaut and every young man and woman out there is one step closer to the stars. >> reporter: and all the festivities not exactly cheap. the trek costing an estimate $10 million. that will be paid by the science center and private donations. in new york, mary ann rafferty, fox news. good news no many kids in our area. it involves their playground. that is coming ahead in about 14 minutes. >> next being all our top stories plus your weather and traffic. stay with us. time now is 5:28.
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>> this is supposed to be some sound there. history was made again last night. retired air force major general chuck yaeger celebrated the event by breaking the sound barrier wince again. he did it again over the mojave desert. >> he was telling me all the landmarks and the history of how everything came about and when they were building things out there. it was just impressive how he is just a wealth of knowledge as we were flying out there. >> the flight began at exactly the same time it began in 1947
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when the sound barrier was broken for the first time. we've got a lot of record breaking. >> the guy with space diving and they be that. everybody is all about breaking the record. >> you got any record-breaking information. >> i got nothing for you. >> you're not incomplete, tucker. you're okay. >> doing the best i can. let's do the forecast for you. we've got showers moving in from the west. not going to rain all day but you want to bring along an umbrella. be prepared for some showers. i think it will start getting better organized over the next couple of hours and be with us through the mid. afternoon. you can see not a lot of shower activity but it is a cold front moving in from the west. so wear nice and mild up ahead of that front. i think we'll be mostly cloudy here. kids going to the bus stop,
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probably dry conditions for the morning commute. we'll see some showers during the course of the day. temperature at reagan national, it is currently 66 degrees. 67 out at dulles. highs later today, still on the mild side. we are expecting highs in the low 70s but things will be changing later tonight. we've got cooler air moving in tonight and a cooler tuesday. i'll have details on that. 72 in washington and 71 at fredericksburg. another mild day. >> pretty fantastic. thank you. >> time now to check in with julie wright again. >> as you are travel ago long southbound 270 this morning, you will find your lanes are open coming in out of hyattstown volume increasing leaving i-70 and 85 but no incident to report. the lanes are open as you continue out towards germantown. offy to quiet start here. north of town looks great traveling between college park and bethesda. no trouble spots to report right now eastbound along 66. we had an incident here after business 234. they quickly moved that over to
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the shoulder so our lanes are open once again. wrapping it up northbound 395 leaving duke street into the main line. volume increasing towards seminary road. you will find the beltway running at speed each way at the wilson bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. new this morning, today, the trial begins for two police officers accused after salting a university of maryland student back in 2010. james harrison and reginald baker are accused of hitting john mccane aafter he approaches officers on horse back. the search continues for two men from our area missing in a national park in montana. rescues are searching for the two men in glacier national park. two were reported missing friday after they didn't catch their night home from montana. rescuers found the men's car
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friday evening and have been conducting both aerial and ground searches. butt search has been slowed by snow and rain. no one knows how well they were prepared for the weather or the terrain. also making headlines, two men have now been arrested and charged after a double shooting in anne arundel county this weekend. ronald mccloud and danial savage are accused of murder and attempted murder. police believe they opened fire on 21 yeergd matthew morrow and another man in front of a house in the 7000 block of outing avenue in pasadena early saturday morning. morrow later died. the number of fungal meningitis cases linked to a contaminated steroid as risen to 205. it has now spread to 14 states. the cdc says 15 people have died from. this outbreak has been linked to steroid shots used for back
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pain made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. the medication has since been recalled. if you want to cfort a ballot in the upcoming november 6 election, today is the deadline for people in virginia to register to vote. voter registration applications must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. in maryland, the deadline is tomorrow and district residents have until friday, the 19th to register to vote. the second presidential debate is tomorrow night and neither president obama nor mitt romney held campaign events yesterday so they could prepare for it. the president has been getting ready in williamsburg, virginia and took a break to meet workers at a local campaign office. romney prepared near boston and attended church yesterday. while the president that no events today. romney come pains in wisconsin and ohio. -- romney campaigns in wisconsin and hue high. and hue -- and ohio. robert griffin iii sent redskins fans in a frenzy once again. the rookie quarterback did not show any ill effects from last
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week's concussion. griffin threw for 182 yards and one touchdown against the vikings. he also used his legs. he ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns. the highlight, a 76-yard run here that gave the skins a 12- point lead in the fourth quarter. quarter. . >> you know, in certain situations and i felt like i had the guy franked and i took off running. the rest is history i got to enjoy the moment, have the guy is flanked and i took off running. i could see my teammates celebrating as i ran for the touchdown. >> the 76-yarder was the longest scoring run by an nfl quarterback in 16 years. the skins won 38-26 and are now 3-3 for the season. >> we needed that after everything going on with the nats and orioles. >> you know who olds hold the record, kordell stewart,
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against the carolina panthers. good news for many kids in our area. it involves their playground. we'll explain coming up next. >> plus what was suppose today a fun event turns frightening. we'll have details of what set off this explosive scene as we check more headlines. [ male announcer ] president obama says he's creating jobs, but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt
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as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. dit's just that simple, i mean, needit's a no brainer.and. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware...
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and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland.
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. fun turns into terror and jerry after fireworks land on spectators in china. this happened over the weekend at what was planned at a low altitude pyrotechnics show. but at about 15 minutes into the display, fireworks began to misfire into the crowd. about 150 people had burns and other injuries. new this morning, safe and fun player the goals of a massive play ground reconstruction project in the district. d.c. will spend $30 million renovating playgrounds throughout the city. 32 of d.c.'s 78 play grounds will get a make jordan. the monday yes coming from cost savings and unspent fund in the city's budget. all the work should be done by this time next year. -- 32 of dose's 78 playgrounds grounds will get a makeover. the money is coming from cost
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savings and unspent funds in the city's budget. ty's budget. . big news from a major retailer. ahead at 6:00, we'll tell you who is imagine matching rivals' online prices. >> a megamerger involving a cell phone carrier that many of you have. that is also ahead at 6:00. next, we'll check in with weather and traffic on the other side of the break. taking a live look outside at route 110 this in virginia. we'll be right back. that's why they visit us. we're more than a home improvement store. we're ikea, the life improvement store.
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. we are taking a live look over there at route 110 and route one in virginia. traffic moving along pretty well out there. that is good for hear on this monday. before we get to weather and traffic, let's talk about this for a bit. the 41st balloon fiesta in albuquerque ended on this week there were calm winds and big crowds on the final day of the nine-day event. the highlight, look at that. that is amazing. with the farewell mass ascension of hundreds of balloons, high winds forced organizers to cancel two launch days. luckily, there was no major accidents. overall, the fiesta attracted about 550 hot air balloons from
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19 countries. >> that is really cool. >> look at that. >> what a crazy weekend in the desert southwest. a guy jumps from 25 miles up or whatever. >> the space dive. then we had this going on. >> breaks the speed of sound again. >> there is a lot happening out there. >> there wasn't any room in the sky. between the balloons and all that going on. that is crazy. is crazy. mice mild start to the day so kids, light jacket at most this morning as our temperatures are in the mid-60s as they are heading to the bus stop. 66 in leonardtown. salsbury, good morning. 66degrees for you. en north and west, a little cooler but still, these aren't batted temperatures for the middle of october. 62 this morning in hagerstown and 63 in winchester. one lone some shower here just to the north and west of the city. there you go. kind of in the northwest portions of howard county, it
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looks like mount airy and kind of working up 270. there might be a light shower at the moment. there is more rain on the way although it doesn't look terribly impressive. it is a cold front just off to the west. there you go. you can see that the shower activity is not terribly impressive. as it moves through later today, i think we'll have a pretty good chance we'll see some scattered showers around here. best chance will be mid- to late morning and into the afternoon hours. maybe a rumble of thunder or two. this front will get east of us later tonight and by tomorrow, right back into the sunshine with some slightly cooler air. it will just be a one-day period here with light rain showers and then a much- improved forecast for the middle of the week. we've got tropical storm rafael. maximum winds, 70 miles per hour. brought some extremely heavier rains earlier in the weekend to the u.s. virgin islands now lifting to the north of puerto rico. it is forecast to track just to the east of bermuda and become a hurricane here over the next couple of hours. remember, hurricane season doesn't end until the end of
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november. continue to track that storm. it will not impact the lower 48 here so we don't have to worry about it here in the u.s. 72 today. winds out of the south at about 10 to 15. mostly cloudy skies. scattered showers. maybe a thunderstorm returns to the forecast. not going to rain all day today. do bring an umbrella. we should clear out early. winds north and west at 10 to 15. that will allow the cooler and drier air to work in. here is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. tuesday, wednesday and thursday look fantastic with temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s. this might be a storm at the end of the week. we still have question mark about that. let's do some traffic and get the latest from julie wright. she has all things traffic and pumpkin related. >> wisdom wanted to seat pumpkin so quickly i sent over a picture of the pumpkin. here is my picture of my pumpkin. >> that is a cute pumpkin. >> that is a little one. it was really sunny out there on saturday. we had a blast. if you get a chance to take the
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kids out on butler's. we got to play with the pigs too much there are pigs and goats and chickens. just like being at home. hayrides and the slide and the apple cider. a lot of fun out there. sarah, you would love it too. >> i was at shenandoah. we were both outdoorsy this weekend. >> see? it was fun. i think we're starting off kind of light. we are easing into our monday drive. here we are live on the beltway at colesville road. traffic running smoothly between college park and bethesda. northbound i-95, one of the slowest stretches i'm finding so far this morning. eastbound 66, no trouble spots right now. fair oaks to 123. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. . >> all right. thank you. coming off a concussion and not exactly lighting it up early in the game.
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>> robert griffin iii started slow but certainly finished strong. dave ross is coming up next with our monday morning quarterback to break down the win over the vikings. stay with us. investments, personally, about paid 14% in federal taxes, is that fair to the guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? this message.
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. >> here is rg iii. going to run for the first down. and still on his feet. rg iii is going to outrace everybody! >> all right. you saw it.
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rg iii, record breaking run. >> unbelievable. you know what i call that? >> what's that? >> heels to the field. that's what he's showing. here is what i like about that run. i love the lookback. i'm into the swag. >> i agree with you. >> i was waiting for him to point. >> he had enough space. >> you can't catch me. >> then maybe it would have happened. >> i'm all about the swag. the guy's got it. we've talked about it now for five weeks now or six weeks now in the regular season. we need a dmv sports pick me up. did we ever? and for a while there, they got the big 19-point lead and you think things are great. wait a second. he didn't get off to the best of starts here. i'll be perfectly honest, i thought initially when he gets picked off and they were down 9- 0rbgs you you started to worry that maybe they should have rested him one more week coming
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off the concussion. -- and they were down 9-0, i started to worry that maybe they should have rested him one more week coming off the concussion. they run robert griffin iii. we put to bed the negotiate of he can't run. he has to run again. i've said it for a month and a half. it is what makes him dynamic. this play right here is the one that you just go wow! i mean he is gone. >> look at him go. >> to the house. you just can't catch him. he takes a fourth look back, i believe. the leap into the stands. fedex going absolutely bonkers. the redskins are 3-3 today. when you see that type of ability, that god-given natural ability that says, when i need to make a play v remember, that was third down. the vikings were within five points and about to get the ball back if they top him on third down. they just come down and score two straight touchdowns.
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you are starting to think, oh, no, here it goes again. >> it gives you a chance. >> it gifts you a chance every sunday. the ravens and cavaliers to the north. here goes jones. that is and nmplet fl record. 10 # yards. that is as far as you get. you can't go farther. the cowboys would rally. -- that is an nfl record. 108yards. 108yards. . >> he catches that. >> he and tony romo actually connected. >> he drops it on the two-point conversion. but the cowboys come up with an onsidekick and they have a chance to steal one in baltimore and dan bailey? no. 51yards out. >> couldn't happen to a nicer team. >> the ravens hold out for the
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win. cowboys are in last place. >> again, couldn't happen to a nicer team. >> when you look up, the eagles lost in overtime to the lions. the giants crushed the 49ers. went out to san francisco and laid the lumber on those guys. you look up and you go wow, the redskins are sitting pretty. we got go back to friday night. he hits a single and you go, he's got a two-run lead. they had a six-run lead. it was a coronation. it was a party. >> why are you doing this? >> we haven't talked about it. we are tied and it is like leaving a funeral with 50,000 of your closest friends. that is what it felt like leaving this place on friday night. it is so hard to still fathom what happened. nobody else in the history of major league baseball had ever blown a six-run lead in the
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clincher. let's just hope there is next year. plenty ahead. let's say hello to our facebook fan of the day. that will brighten our day a little bit. kenneth grayhorn. he is our facebook fan of the day. kenneth tells us he ends his day with fox 5 morning news. he is working overnight. we are glad we are can help put you to sleep while we wake everybody else up. have a good day, kenneth. [ mitt romney ]  look at the evididence of the last four years.
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